Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Riley Blake Designs Bee Basics Project Tour

It's my day to be a part of the Bee Basic Project Tour for Riley Blake Designs. The new fabric line is a vintage quilting collection by Lori Holt of "Bee in My Bonnet" that is great for apparel, quilting, or home decor. The colors and designs are beautiful!

My quilt, Busy Bee Gardenmeasures 50" x 50" and uses five different fabrics from Bee Basics: Polka Dot Turquoise, Heart Blue, Stitched Flower Yellow, Tiny Daisy Macaroni, and Polka Dot Gray.

Polka Dot Gray for binding

The wagon wheel in our backyard is a great place to throw this quilt. 
I love the orange Tiny Daisy Macaroni fabric!

This guy scared the heck out of me when it ran right by the wagon wheel.

The Polka Dot Turquoise is really bright and sweet!

This REAL BEE was hiding in the flowers while I was clicking away on my camera.

Heart Blue has sweet little hearts and stitching in it.

You can find the pattern for Busy Bee Garden HERE.

Check out all the projects in this tour:

September 1 - Riley Blake Designs

September 8 - Ameroonie Designs

September 22 - Just Let Me Quilt

September 29 - Riley Blake Designs

I love using EZ Print Lite Sheets by ThermOWeb for my applique...no tracing! Just print in your inkjet printer and your designs are ready.

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. You are as busy as those bees! Very cute quilt. I really like the applique on it.

  2. I love the whimsical bees that you've added to the quilt. Made me smile on this very rainy Tuesday morning. Thanks!

  3. Oh Carol this is adorable. Those little bees can steal your heart, and the fabrics are so happy. Thanks so much for this

  4. Oh that little bee is just the cutest!!

  5. Sew cute, Carol! Love your happy little bees!!

  6. Your quilt is so lovely and cheerful. I love the prints on Bee Basics too - so cute and varied.

  7. You are a wonder! I don't know how you manage to design so many adorable quilts, but here's another one. =) Those fabrics are terrific, too.

  8. The colors you chose work so well together. This is just gorgeous.

  9. Very cute design. The colors are beautiful.

  10. I love the colors and the design is perfect! I would have jumped too with the lizard...not so sure I could ever get used to them being about.

  11. Carol this is BEEutiful and very cute.

  12. This is so pretty! I love the color combination. Seeing the nature in your yard is also fun.

  13. This is really pretty Carol. I love the colors you chose. They're so cheerful!

  14. I love this quilt. It's so cute! Made even better with bees. :)


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